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20 JULY 2020

Warning: The Trojan "Emotet" is being sent again via spam mail

After the trojan "Emotet", which attacks both Windows PCs and Apple Macs, had become quiet, it now seems to be back in circulation. As various sources report, e-mails to which the [...]
23. October 2019

Mac warning: "Helpermcp is damaging your computer ..." - causes and help

A message from a reader drew my attention to the Helpermcp malware, which appears to affect some people who have upgraded their Mac to Catalina. Research in various sources shows: The so-called "browser hijacker", which is available under [...]
29. May 2018

Mac malware mshelper is using the CPU and fan

If the fan of your Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook is currently running at maximum performance again and again, although you do not use a lot of power in the macOS system or with individual apps, then you should take a look at the
9. January 2013
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Remove malware in WordPress semi-automatically by hand

Today I have a little do-it-yourself guide for a current occasion. The reason is that tonight some funny hacker filled a blog of mine with malware. Presumably it came from an outdated [...]